Monday, September 1, 2014
Rugby League News

Wakefield Trinity Wildcats

Jones-Bishop dropped as Hall set for 200th appearance

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Leeds and England winger Ryan Hall is set to make his 200th appearance for the Rhinos this weekend after being named in their 19-man squad to face Wakefield at the Rapid Solicitors stadium on Sunday, in round four of the Challenge Cup. Coach Brian McDermott has named a strong squad to face the plucky Wildcats, featuring Jamie Peacock, Kevin Sinfield ... Read More »

Danny Kirmond keen to cause cup upset with Wakefield

Wakefield captain Danny Kirmond. ©RLPhotos

Wakefield Trinity Wildcats captain Danny Kirmond insists Wakefield are out to cause a huge ‘cupset’ this weekend, as they take on West Yorkshire rivals Leeds Rhinos in the Tetley’s Challenge Cup. The Wildcats are coming into the game on the back of a thumping defeat against relegation rivals Hull Kingston Rovers but Kirmond – who will play his 200th career ... Read More »

Wildcats medic: RFL should introduce a ‘head bin’

Wakefield Wildcats doctor John Lynagh. ©RLPhotos

Wakefield Wildcats doctor John Lynagh has called for a change in the RFL’s rules on head injuries, so that clubs do not lose an interchange when a player is taken off the field to be assessed. The RFL introduced new measures regarding serious head injuries last month, as the worldwide scrutiny on the long-term impact of concussions and head knocks ... Read More »

Bradford man banned but Wakefield star escapes ban

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Bradford Bulls player Tom Olbison has been suspended for one match by an RFL Disciplinary Tribunal found him guilty of placing undue pressure on the neck of Danny Tickle of Widnes Vikings in the ninth minute of a First Utility Super League match played on Sunday March 30. Olbison, who pleaded not guilty to Grade C dangerous contact, was also ... Read More »

Wildcats need a bit more time to settle, says Agar

Former Wakefield coach Richard Agar. ©RLPhotos

Wakefield head coach Richard Agar believes his squad is still adjusting to life with each other, as their late recruits begin to settle into life in West Yorkshire. The Wildcats have brought in the likes of Nick Scruton and Jarrod Sammut since the season began, and fellow recruit Harry Siejka only landed in the country earlier this month. Agar admits ... Read More »

Match report: Hull KR 44-6 Wakefield Wildcats

What a difference a year makes. TotalRL columnist Ben Cockayne in Wakefield colours last year. This season he's a Hull KR player. ©RLPhotos

In a nutshell Hull KR totally outclassed Wakefield with a clinical and efficient performance in which they scored eight tries. How it unfolded 4′ – Home side hit form almost instantly, an Adam Walker offload sending over Neville Costigan. Travis Burns adds the extras: 6-0. 14′ – Rovers looking clinical and score again thanks to quick hands down the left ... Read More »

Cockayne relishing Wakefield reunion

Cockayne pictured in his Wakefield days. ©RLPhotos

Hull KR winger Ben Cockayne says he’s excited to be playing against former club Wakefield Wildcats this weekend, but claims it’s going to be difficult to take the points off them. “I’m pretty excited about it,” the TotalRL.com columnist told the Rovers’ official website. “It’ll be a tough old test for us though as Wakefield seem to be coming into ... Read More »

Lucas Walshaw suffers horrific injury

Dewsbury boss Glenn Morrison. ©RLPhotos

Dewsbury’s on loan forward Lucas Walshaw was on the receiving end of a gruesome injury last weekend, as he bit off part of his own tongue. The 21-year-old – who is on loan from Wakefield – suffered the injury in the opening exchanges of the Rams’ clash against Sheffield last Sunday. Coach Glenn Morrison confirmed that Walshaw has returned to ... Read More »

Kyle Trout joins Batley on loan

Former Wakefield coach Richard Agar. ©RLPhotos

Wildcats forward, Kyle Trout has joined Batley Bulldogs on an initial one-month loan deal. The 23-year old has played once in 2014 having made 21 Super League appearances in all for the club. Trout is the second player to leave the club on loan this week with 23-year old hooker, Matty Wildie joining Doncaster, also for a month.  There is ... Read More »